Server Virtualization

The Business Value of Virtualization

Provided by VMware

Category Server Virtualization

Type Analyst Report

Length 12

Publish Date July 10 2009

Date posted September 23 2011


This paper is an evaluation of the business value of x86 server virtualization. Forrester interviewed individuals responsible for the IT infrastructure and architecture and asked executives to rate the benefits received from consolidating servers, performing business continuity/disaster recovery, reclaiming data center capacity, and executing similar initiatives. The findings indicate that server virtualization technologies have delivered benefits that executives could clearly explain.

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